By Emily Reimer-Barry

ISBN-10: 0739196286

ISBN-13: 9780739196281

Marriage for Life starts by way of hearing the lived studies of Catholic, married, HIV-positive girls, with the intention to larger comprehend their struggles. The 8 girls interviewed in Chicago, Illinois, united states, shared their tales of marriage, of kin lifestyles, of church involvement, and of dwelling with HIV. Their candid reflections provide a clean and down to earth point of view at the demanding situations of dwelling with HIV in a US context. After hearing and studying from those women’s reports, Reimer-Barry constructs a theology of Christian marriage that's life-giving in an international with AIDS. whereas Catholic teachings have built and now verify the equivalent dignity of girls and males, troubling legacies of women’s subordination stay embedded in liturgical practices and theological texts. Arguing that self-care is an essential portion of a fit marriage, Reimer-Barry constructs a life-affirming theology of marriage that's delicate to the struggles of her collaborators. She argues that marriage for life needs to advertise the whole flourishing of either companions, recognize better halves as equivalent companions with their husbands, and supply a coherent and empowering sexual ethic. construction at the knowledge of her collaborators’ lived reviews, Reimer-Barry examines the necessity for a extra sufficient Catholic reaction to HIV and AIDS, arguing that church groups should still advertise entire sexual schooling, verify either abstinence and condom use for HIV prevention, and actively paintings to minimize stigmatizing behaviors inside of church groups. She additionally unpacks the results of marriage for life for Catholic liturgical perform, marriage training courses, sexual teaching programs, and kin ministries. Modeling her process on what Pope Francis calls the “art of accompaniment,” Reimer-Barry argues that Catholic theology of marriage has to be renewed and up-to-date in order that all can it seems that remember the fact that marriage is for life.

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